What is Portsmouth?

  • (noun): A port city in southern England on the English Channel; Britain's major naval base.
    Synonyms: Pompey
    See also — Additional definitions below


Portsmouth (i/ˈpɔrtsməθ/) is the second largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England. Portsmouth is notable for being the United Kingdom's only island city; it is located mainly on Portsea Island. It is situated 64 miles (103 km) south west from London and 19 miles (31 km) south east of Southampton.

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Manuel Fernandes (footballer Born 1986) - Club Career - Portsmouth
... In the 2006 summer, Fernandes signed for Portsmouth of the Premier League on loan, with a deal agreed for a permanent transfer of approximately £7 million if he ... In an unusual move, Benfica allowed the player to be treated at Portsmouth in the hope that he would regain fitness before the 1 September transfer deadline ... Fernandes made his Portsmouth debut in the League Cup away to Mansfield Town, scoring from outside the area after just five minutes in a 2–1 win ...
Wells A. Hutchins - Life and Career
... In 1842, Hutchins moved to Portsmouth, Ohio, where served as member of the State house of representatives in 1852 and 1853 ... He was a Whig while in Portsmouth ... Hutchins resumed the practice of law in Portsmouth and died there January 25, 1895 ...
Portsmouth Arms Railway Station
... Portsmouth Arms railway station is a small wayside station on the Tarka Line 28 miles (45 km) north of Exeter St ... It serves a number of rural villages, and was named after a pub - the "Portsmouth Arms" - adjacent to the station, itself named for the Earl of Portsmouth ...
Portsmouth, North Carolina - Portsmouth Island
... Portsmouth Island lies to the west of North Core Banks, to which it is connected at most states of the tide ...
List Of Civil Parishes In Hampshire - Portsmouth
... The former Southsea Civil Parish, and Portsmouth County Borough are unparished. ...

More definitions of "Portsmouth":

  • (noun): A port town in southeastern New Hampshire on the Atlantic Ocean.
  • (noun): A port city in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk; naval base; shipyards.